The Just Culture Assessment Tool is a valid and reliable instrument developed to measure just culture within nursing academia. This 27-item, Likert scale instrument measures 6 concepts reflective of just culture; Feedback and Communication About Events, Openness and Communication, Fairness/ Balance, Quality of the Safety Related Reporting Event, Continuous Improvement Process, and Fair Reporting.
Publication describing the development and validation of the JCAT-NE
Nurse Educator, 44 (5), 261-264. Free download:
Publication Describing nursing students’ perceptions of just culture in nursing education
Nurse Educator, 45 (3), 133-138. Free download:
Just Culture Assessment Tool- Nursing Education (JCAT-NE)
Thinking about the nursing program you are enrolled in, please indicate your agreement or disagreement with the
following statements. Download the JCATNE